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Latitude: 52.0365 / 52°2'11"N
Longitude: -2.423 / 2°25'22"W
OS Eastings: 371077
OS Northings: 237646
OS Grid: SO710376
Mapcode National: GBR FZ.FTV9
Mapcode Global: VH860.Y2DP
Entry Name: St Katherine's Chapel, Hall and Stable
Listing Date: 18 September 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1179854
English Heritage Legacy ID: 151869
Location: Ledbury, County of Herefordshire, HR8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Ledbury
Built-Up Area: Ledbury
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Ledbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
5245 HIGH STREET
St Katherine's Chapel,
Hall and Stable
SO 7137 NE 2/42 18.9.53.
St Katherine's Hospital was founded in 1232 by Bishop Hugh Foliot, but the chapel
and hall under 1 roof appear to have been built circa 1330-40. Local stone rubble
walls. Tiled roof gabled end facing High Street has 3 mid C14 windows, the centre
1 with 3 trefoil ogee lights with tracery in a 2-centred head with moulded label,
the side windows are each of a single lancet-light. In north wall is window of
1 trefoil light. South wall with 2 windows 1 a blocked lancet the other has 2
trefoil lights in a 2-centred head. The roof is C17 but there remains a C14 truss
with curved braces forming a segmental pointed arch. The truss marked division
between the chapel and the hall. Above a tall shingled lantern with concave sided
turret and weather vane dated 1763. Some C14-15 glass in windows. Some C14-15
tiles. C17 communion table. Clock dated 1642 with chain for weights running in
wooden channel under roof. Old slipper bath in hall dated 1805. At west end a
stable, with timber framed gable ends with 4 continuous wooden lighting perches
for the pigeon nesting boxes.
Nos 21 to 23 (consec), The Feathers Hotel Nos 26 and 27 and St Katherine's Chapel
and Hall form a group.
Listing NGR: SO7107737646
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